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  1. NYPD: Wyandanch man flees crash scene, then reports car stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    A Wyandanch man was arrested and charged with falsely reporting an incident and leaving the scene of an accident Monday after, NYPD officers said, he reported his car had been stolen in Queens -- when it hadn't. Instead, police said, Gary Joseph, of 69 Brooklyn Ave., Wyandanch, had been involved in an accident, striking three parked cars.

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  2. New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Newsday

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational space for airliners. "Welcome to the new LaGuardia Airport," Cuomo said.

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  3. Love Story: Dino and Marion GerbaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    Dino and Marion Gerbase of Islip celebrated their 60th anniversary earlier this month by going to a play at a local theater. Their family also took them to dinner the following weekend and presented them with a beautiful anniversary plaque.

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  4. First of Long Island, Empire report strong earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Newsday

    Higher net interest income produced strong increases in second quarter earnings at First of Long Island Corp. and Empire Bancorp, the companies reported Monday. First of Long Island, the Glen Head-based parent of the First National Bank of Long Island, said its net income in the quarter that ended June 30 rose from a year earlier by 13.2 percent to $6.3 million, while earnings per share rose... Higher net interest income produced strong increases in second quarter earnings at First of Long Island Corp. and Empire Bancorp, the companies reported Monday.

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  5. Queens street to be named for Brian Moore, NYPD officer shot and killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Newsday

    The intersection of 222nd Street and 92nd Road in Queens Village will be co-named "Detective 1st Grade Brian Moore Way," the New York Post reports. The City Council voted on it last week. 1 comment

  6. Synthetic marijuana use increases causes concerns in NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Newsday

    Police Commissioner William Bratton during a press conference Monday Jan 12, 2015 at One Police Plaza. Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Faced with an alarming increase in the use of synthetic marijuana, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and his top commanders are cautioning officers that they need to be prepared to handle the extremely agitated and delirious people who abuse the substance.

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  7. Binghamton teammates sad to see Michael Conforto leave, but happy for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Newsday

    Binghamton Mets teammate Akeel Morris did not even get to say goodbye or share some parting thoughts on his major-league experience before Conforto departed for Queens to debut with the Mets on Friday. "I was at the gym," said Morris, who made one relief appearance with the Mets in June.

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  8. Michael Conforto's success doesn't surprise Cyclones manager Tom GamboaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Newsday

    Michael Conforto of the Mets looks on from the dugout against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field on Friday, July 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac Tom Gamboa swept around the visitor's clubhouse at Eastwood Field, and saw nearly every player's face glued to iPhone screens and Android screens.

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  9. Comptroller calls for slamming the brakes on proposed Uber capRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Newsday

    The city comptroller Tuesday called for the brakes to be slammed on a proposed cap on Uber and other for-hire cars, while Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped the company as it started an aggressive campaign for new drivers. Comptroller Scott Stringer said the city shouldn't limit black and livery cars without first studying the impact of the industry on traffic.

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  10. Letters: Police must be more aggressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Newsday

    Oneil Sharpe, Jr., 24, of Springfield Gardens, Queens, is escorted out of the Third Precinct in Bay Shore Monday morning, July 13, 2015, for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip. He's charged with DWI and fleeing the scene of a fatal accident Sunday.

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  11. New York's path to $15 minimum wage is wrongheadedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Newsday

    Labor leaders, workers and activists attend a rally for a $15 minimum hourly wage on July 22, 2015 in New York City. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt Of all the ways to settle the battle in New York over the minimum wage, it's hard to imagine a worse solution than having an unelected board bypass the State Legislature to advocate a sharp increase to $15 an hour statewide and limit the increase to just fast-food workers.

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  12. Uber under fire in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Newsday

    The city comptroller Tuesday called for the brakes to be slammed on a proposed cap on Uber and other for-hire cars, while Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped the company as it started an aggressive campaign for new drivers. Comptroller Scott Stringer said the city shouldn't limit black and livery cars without first studying the impact of the industry on traffic.

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  13. Queens train-truck collision probed by federal rail agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Newsday

    A truck and train collided early July 8, 2015, at a crossing near Rust Street and Maspeth Avenue in Maspeth, Queens. Photo Credit: Bill Bennett A federal agency said Tuesday that it will review the safety practices of New York & Atlantic Railway after an accident in Queens this month in which a train and a tractor-trailer crashed.

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  14. Driver dies of injuries in 1-car Deer Park crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Newsday

    Vijay Maraj, 29, of South Richmond Hill, has died from injuries he sustained when he crashed his car into a tree in Deer Park on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser Vijay Maraj, 29, of South Richmond Hill, has died from injuries he sustained when he crashed his car into a tree in Deer Park on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

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  15. Bronx man arrested on murder, manslaughter charges after shooting, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Newsday

    The New York Police Department said Friday that 27-year-old Jeffrey Jackson was arrested on murder and manslaughter charges. It's not immediately clear whether Jackson has a lawyer who can comment on the arrest.

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  16. 2 Queens men to appear in court in Southern State crash that killed father, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Newsday

    A father and his two young children were killed early Sunday, July 12, 2015, in a fiery two-car crash on the westbound Southern State Parkway near Exit 41 in Bay Shore, New York State police said. The driver who rear-ended them was charged with driving drunk and fleeing the scene, police said.

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  17. Queens man critically hurt in Deer Park car crash, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Newsday

    Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that critically injured a Queens man in Deer Park Thursday, July 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that critically injured a Queens man in Deer Park Thursday, July 16, 2015.

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  18. Source: Mets not ruling out a trade for an outfielderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Newsday

    New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson walks on the field during batting practice before a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Citi Field on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in the Queens Borough of New York City. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac With the July 31 trade deadline looming, the possibility of the Mets acquiring an outfielder remains very much in play, a source said on Thursday.

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  19. Russell Simmons leads protest over inaction on NYC horse carriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Newsday

    Russell Simmons speaks to the media from inside NYCLASS's electric Horseless eCarriage on Broadway next to the entrance to City Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Hip-hop magnate Russell Simmons demonstrated his support of a proposed ban on Central Park's horse-drawn carriages with a ride to City Hall Thursday in an electric buggy and a winding soliloquy on animal abuse, police relations and political deal making.

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  20. Jack Hayne, of Old Bethpage, got a college education because of the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Newsday

    On March 24, 2015, Jack Hayne, of Old Bethpage, talked about how World War II provided the opportunity for him, and many like him, to attend college and have employment and career opportunities after the war. On March 24, 2015, Jack Hayne, of Old Bethpage, talked about how World War II provided the opportunity for him, and many like him, to attend college and have employment and career opportunities after the war.

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